The countryside champions

Welcome to the Campaign to Protect Rural England Hampshire. We are a charity dedicated to the needs of the Hampshire community and striving for a beautiful, diverse and living countryside that everyone can value and enjoy.

targeting the countryside

Dysfunctional Planning System

Once again CPRE Hampshire has written to local MPs saying how CPRE's research concludes that the current implementation of the National Planning Policy Framework is putting the countryside at risk...
> Read the letter :: Earlier letter
waste of space

Waste of Space Campaign

For years we have promoted redevelopment on brownfield sites rather than greenfield. CPRE's national Waste of Space campaign asked people to identify wasted space in our towns. Over 400 submissions were received...
> Waste of Space > Brownfield first
Save Our Countryside

Sign Our Charter!

Our reformed planning system is not working. The countryside is under threat from 500,000 new homes. CPRE has launched the Save Our Countryside Charter to better protect our countryside. We urge you to sign and write to your MP...
> Read more > Latest press release



Most of our January eNewsletter covers issues related to planning, including our briefing to MPs (see panel top left). It invites you to sign CPRE's charter for the Countryside, which has over 40,000 signatures to date...
> Latest news from CPRE Hampshire
anstey junior school

Awards Winners Announced

Anstey Junior School, Alton was the winner of the Young People category our 2014 Countryside Awards. Awards have also been made for this year's inaugural poetry competition ...
> Countryside Awards winners
> Poetry Competition winners
group news

What's Happening Near You?

We have several active local groups in the county. Their pages have recently (Feb 2015) been updated with their latest news. Find out more about what your local group is doing in your area.
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